Samsung is planning to manufacture what is being officially known as a “double full HD” panel. Featuring a 32:9 aspect ratio, the panel will be 49-inches across and boasts an insane resolution of 3840 x 1080. In layman’s terms, it’s like two 27-inch full HD displays next to each other without the bezels in the middle.
Not only is the double full HD panel huge, it will feature an 1800R curvature, placing it at the curvier end of the Ultrawides market. The great news for gamers is that it’ll come with a maximum refresh rate of 144Hz and support either G-Sync or FreeSync, depending on specific vendor implementation. It also uses VA technology, boast a 5000:1 static contrast ratio, and has a “3-side frameless design.”
The display isn’t the only one in Samsung’s ‘Grand Circle’ format. It’s also working on a 44-inch, 3840 x 1200 panel, with what it says is a 29:9 aspect ratio (though PC Gamer notes it’s technically 32:10 or 16:5). Again, the panel uses VA tech, comes with an 1800R curvature, and should support G-Sync/FreeSync, but there will reportedly be both 60Hz and 120Hz versions available.
Production of both panels is set to begin in September, which means the retail units should arrive next year, giving you enough time to save up for what will undoubtedly be some pricey products.